Fun Schooling History

Posted by Kimberly on May 4, 2016 in Homeschool Information |

Fun Schooling History History is often the dry, dreaded class in a public school setting, but it doesn’t have to be in your homeschool! Here are some tips for fun schooling history in your homeschool. Eat Through History What did the Vikings eat? How about the Ancient Romans? What were popular dishes in the Medieval period? […]

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Delay Formal Math?

Posted by Kimberly on March 6, 2016 in Homeschool Information |

Delay Formal Math? Are you unsure about how to handle math with your child? Does paper and pencil math move them (and you) to tears? When does your child need to begin formal math instruction? Kindergarten/Primary? Grade 1? Or can they begin even later? You might be surprised to know that in our homeschool, formal […]

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Attending Homeschool Conferences

Posted by Kimberly on February 3, 2016 in Homeschool Information |

I LOVE attending homeschool conferences! I love the books, the products, the camaraderie of other homeschoolers, not to mention the speakers. Years ago when I lived in Ontario, I loved attending various conferences within a one or two-hour drive of my home. Living here in Cape Breton, the closest one is almost five hours away, so I […]

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Geek Schooling: Learning with Angry Birds

Posted by Kimberly on January 23, 2016 in Homeschool Information |

  Geek Schooling: Learning with Angry Birds Does your child love playing Angry Birds? If you don’t know what all the fuss is about – give Angry Birds a try now. You can have so much fun learning through playing Angry Birds in your homeschool! Learn how to have fun and enjoy Learning with Angry […]

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2015 Reader Favourites

Posted by Kimberly on December 31, 2015 in Homeschool Information |

It’s New Year’s Eve! Did your year go by as quickly as mine did? I can’t believe 2015 is already over. It’s always interesting to look back on the past year. Checking out your favourite articles of the year also helps me decide what I should focus on writing about in the upcoming year. I […]

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Geek Schooling: Learning with Star Wars

Posted by Kimberly on December 24, 2015 in Homeschool Information |

GEEK Schooling: Learning with Star Wars Do you have a Star Wars fan on your hands? We are HUGE Star Wars fans – all four of us in our household. I don’t know how many times we’ve watched the movies. My husband and I grew up with them on the big screen, bought the VHS […]

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Sewing a Ty Lee Costume: Part 2

Posted by Kimberly on October 30, 2015 in Home Economics, Homeschool Information |

Last week for Fibre Friday, (Sewing a Ty Lee Costume: Part 1) I promised to show you our finished Ty Lee costume! We finished it this week, before we made the drive to Halifax to enjoy Hal-Con today. Sewing a Ty Lee Costume: Part 2 To create the Ty Lee blouse pattern, we traced a blouse […]

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Don’t Put too Much Pressure on Your First Day of Homeschool

Posted by Kimberly on August 26, 2015 in Homeschool Information |

If you haven’t already started your first day of homeschool this year, you likely will be in the next week or so. My advice? Don’t put too much pressure on your first day. Don’t Put too Much Pressure on Your First Day of Homeschool I see homeschoolers do this all the time, and I’m guilty […]

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Having FUN in Our Homeschool AND Giveaway!

Posted by Kimberly on April 29, 2015 in Blog Hops/Walks, Homeschool Information |

Yes, homeschooling CAN be fun! Our homeschool often resembles a musical – at any time, one or more of us will burst into song! Here’s a roundup of just some of the ways my 16 year old son, my 11 year old daughter, and I enjoy having fun in our homeschool. Having FUN in our […]

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Homeschooling Through the Winter Doldrums

Posted by Kimberly on January 25, 2015 in Homeschool Information |

Ah, winter … short, sunless days, the ice, the cold … Have you hit the dreaded winter doldrums in your homeschool yet? You feel like you can’t go another day without the sun and daydream about Disney, the kids have cabin fever, it’s difficult to get the them motivated to do their homeschool work, and […]

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